Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician

This Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) course prepares students with the basic competencies required to secure employment in the cardiac monitoring area of the health care industry. It also prepares students to successfully complete the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) exam. This is a non-credit course offered by the University of the Incarnate Word School of Professional Studies.

Anyone seeking an entry level position in a health care occupation that, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, as a whole is projected to grow much faster than all other occupational areas in the US from 2012–2022 (39%) would benefit from this certification. This course is ideal for the following career paths: Telemetry Technician, Telemetry RN, EMT/Paramedic, Critical Care RN and many other healthcare positions.


  • 100% online
  • Can be completed in 4 weeks
  • Instructor led: Dr. Alan "Doc X" Xenakis, MD, ScD, MPH, MS
  • Verification letter upon successful completion

Upcoming Course Dates

Spring 2021 Session

April 5 - April 30, 2021 (In-session)

Summer 2021 Session

June 7 - July 2, 2021 (Open for Registration)


The total cost for this course is $349 (includes materials). Please note the certification exam fee is not included. Federal Financial aid typically does not cover non-credit courses.

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Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician certification exam offered by Cardiac Credentialing International, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute under the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 Program.

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